• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Law with Criminology (Hons) programme offered by the University of Essex Online covers a wide range of challenging and thought-provoking legal topics, including Contract Law, Law of Tort, Land Law, Equity and Trusts and a number of substantive and optional law modules. 

About

Improve your knowledge and employability by achieving a Qualifying Law Degree while also developing knowledge of criminal behaviour and its origins. 

In the Law with Criminology (Hons) programme offered by the University of Essex Online, you’ll acquire a solid grounding in both legal and criminological principles including subject-specific abilities, intellectual skills, practical professional skills and general transferable skills. 

Studying both law and criminology will allow for a combined understanding of these two challenging disciplines, broadening your knowledge and also the range of transferable skills you will develop.

Developed and taught by subject experts in both disciplines, this course provides an excellent opportunity to enhance your career development and improve your employability. 

You’ll be prepared for employment in a wide variety of fields as you will acquire a solid grounding in both legal and criminological principles while embracing all the subject-specific abilities, intellectual skills, practical professional skills and general transferable skills outlined by the QAA subject benchmarks.

Careers

We are dedicated to improving employability amongst our graduates. Our online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.

Individuals working in a wide range of professions, such as HR, Civil Service, Accountancy, Criminal Justice, Legal Services, Police, Probation, and the Prison Service will be able to use the skills and knowledge acquired through studying this programme to forward their own working practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Effective Learning
  • Criminal Law
  • English Legal System
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law 
  • Contract Law 
  • Law of Tort 
  • Land Law
  • Criminology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Three A-levels, or equivalent; plus
  • If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 
  • If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we require students to pass a free online English test.

Technological Requirements

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
  • Three years’ relevant work experience

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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